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CoCo Key Water Resort

By Angela Ash


How do you feel about an INDOOR WATER PARK attached to a beautiful Crowne Plaza Hotel? Yeah… count me in, too!

The CoCo Key Water Resort is like stumbling upon Key West in Ohio. This place boasts a 50,000 square foot indoor water park, and is always 84 degrees. The attractions include Parrot's Perch Play Structure (an interactive adventure with slides for younger children, zero depth entry area, water cannons, and a huge bucket that dumps hundreds of gallons of water every few minutes), Coconut Grove Adventure River (a tube ride through the water island with splashy coconut surprises along the way), 4 thrilling waterslides, Palm Grotto Indoor/Outdoor Spa, the Dip-In Theater, and the Coral Reef Cavern (an exciting activity pool that features lily pads, water basketball). Sound like fun yet?

The most surprising fact is that the water is WARM. I have been to way too many indoor water parks to plumet down a slide and nearly pass out of shock upon hitting the icy cold water.


                                                                                                                                                                             Kendyl Rae

And the rooms are wonderful! The beds are so comfortable that it almost makes it difficult to get up the next morning. (That is, until excited little people in the room across the hall come banging on your door about going to the water park.) The 257 guest rooms are newly renovated, featuring wireless high speed internet access, a large desk, two telephones, voicemail, and more.

With the water park directly connected to the hotel, everything is so convenient… even the location, directly across from the Sharonville Convention Center, with easy access to Interstates 75, 71, and 275. It is also about a 15 minute drive to Kings Island.

The hotel also offers an indoor and outdoor pool, a business center, and a fully equipped fitness center. Dine at Tradewinds, or enjoy the relaxing music and atmosphere in the adjoining Tradewinds Lounge.

This is a place where you can really unwind after a long day at the museums, or a destination all in itself. I mean, an indoor water park in the middle of December. How cool is that?

CoCo Key Water Resort

11320 Chester Rd.

(877) 252-7309